One month later Matt JamesSeason from The bachelor completed, “Queen” Victoria Larson shares her side of the story. The controversial season 25 contestant was revealed in her first interview on the ABC series.
“I thought I would go further than me,” admitted the 28-year-old on Tuesday April 6th on Dear Media’s “Not Skinny, Not Fat” podcast, adding that she thought she would Some girls “go even further” on the show.
While it wasn’t long before Victoria was referred to as a “bully” and “mean girl” during the season, she still doesn’t fully understand the backlash.
“[It was] so bizarre, but it started from the first night, ”she recalled. “Even when I said to this girl,” Oh, go talk to Matt. “People said,” She’s mean for that. “I mean, that wasn’t mean. It was a collection of things that weren’t meant … I was just classified as such, I don’t know. I understand not to use women’s names.”
She added, “I feel like a lot of the girls were careful about what they were saying or they wanted to present themselves well and I just wanted to have fun. … Like, it’s a show. I didn’t take it seriously. “
While Victoria hostess Amanda Hirsch said she didn’t have the strongest connection with Matt, 29, she knew he “appreciated” her. She also admitted she didn’t have it Rachael Kirkconnell determined as the winner.
“My brain couldn’t take care of it. I knew Michelle[Young[Young[Jung[Young]]it would go quite a long way, “she said. “And in hindsight, I think,” OK, not surprising that Rachael won because they had a strong bond, but I really thought Bri [Springs] wanted. “
Matt and Rachael, 24, secretly split while the season aired after the Georgia local’s racially insensitive actions resurfaced.
“I really don’t feel like it’s my job to say if someone is ready [for love] or not, but I think he seems to be going in a really good direction, ”added Victoria von Matt.
Scroll through for the biggest takeaways from Victoria’s interview: